Woodcraft and Carving

Post image for Making Gypsy Flowers – An Exercise In Knife Skills

Wooden Gypsy flowers are a traditional craft and art form. Paul ‘Spoons’ Nicholls shows us how he makes these charming and versatile flowers which make ideal gifts or decoration… Read more...

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Post image for Old vs New – A Quest For The Quickest

James Bath often wondered if power tools were actually quicker than hand tools when felling and chopping logs. So he set up a completely unofficial and absolutely scientifically useless experiment to find the answer! Incorporating this into a family ‘wooding’ day justified this firewood production exercise… Read more...

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Post image for How I Carved A Knife In A Log

Although he is best known as ‘Spoons’, Paul Nicholls has made many other beautiful carvings. Have a look at how he designed and carved the spectacular life-size replica of a ‘Knife in a log’, which he presented as a gift to Paul Kirtley this year. Read more...

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